Teaching Writing With Rubrics: Practical Strategies and Lesson Plans for Grades 2-8

Teaching Writing With Rubrics: Practical Strategies and Lesson Plans for Grades 2-8

By: Ellen M. Flynn (author), Laura A. Flynn (author)Hardback

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The step-by-step instructions, scheduling guidelines, rubric assessments, and reproducible forms in this guide are the result of years of research, planning, and fine-tuning in the classroom. Inspiring student creativity while addressing standards has never been so easy! Teaching Writing with Rubrics includes: } eleven comprehensive, ready-to-use lesson plans } strategies to adapt assignments for students with learning disabilities, English Language Learner students, gifted students, and secondary school students } numerous classroom-tested reproducibles.

About Author

Laura Flynn received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 1992, and followed with her Master of Arts in Elementary Education in 1994, from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has over eleven years of experience in education, working with students from grades 1-12. She has served as a consultant with UNM's Resident Teacher Program on teaching writing, using rubrics, and teaching thematically. She currently works as an Instructional Coach at Chelwood Elementary School in the Albuquerque Public School District and teaches summer school for the Albuquerque Academy's Summer Enrichment Program. Ellen Flynn received her Bachelor 's degree in Elementary Education in 1994, followed by her Master's in 1995, from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She has been a classroom teacher since 1994 at Chelwood Elementary School in the Albuquerque Public School District. She has served as a consultant with both the University of New Mexico and the College of Santa Fe regarding teaching with rubrics, Gardner's Multiple Intelligences, and teaching thematically.

Contents

Foreword Preface Introduction Acknowledgments About the Authors Part I. Getting Started 1. About Rubrics What Is a Rubric? How We Used Rubrics In Our Writing Program Why Use Rubrics? 2. Setting up Your Classroom Writing Program Structuring Your Program to Teach Students about Time Management and Organization Structuring Your Program to Teach Students about Time Management and Organization Structuring Your Program to Teach Students about Time Management and Organization Supply List How to Have Students Set up Their Composition Books Using the Writing Process What to Do With Students Who Finish Early or Late Recommended Instruction On Outlining, Summarizing, and Using the Writing Process: Incorporating Six Trait Writing Setting up Your Grade Book 3. How to Use This Book Teacher Instruction for Each Rubric Student Examples Writing Rubric Supplementary Handouts Grading Rubrics Part II. Writing Rubrics and Handouts 4. Autobiography (autobiographical) Teacher Instruction for Autobiography Rubric Student Examples Autobiography Rubric Autobiography Pre-writing Guide Autobiography Rough Draft Grading Rubric Autobiography Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 5. Biography (biographical) Teacher Instruction for Biography Biography Rubric Biography Pre-writing Guide What is a Ven Diagram Biography Rough Draft Grading Rubric Biography Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 6. Persuasive Essay (persuasive) Teacher Instruction for Essay Rubric Student Examples Persuasive Essay Rubric Persuasive Essay Sample Pre-write: Outline Form Persuasive Essay Sample Pre-write: Cluster Form Persuasive Essay Rough Draft and Grading Rubric Persuasive Essay Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 7. Research Paper (expository) Teacher Instruction for Research Paper Rubric Student Examples Research Paper Rubric Topic List Sample Bibliography Cards Sample Bibliography Page Sample Note Card Format Outline Example Research Paper Rough Draft Grading Rubric Research Paper Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 8. News Article (expository) Teacher Instruction for News Article Rubric News Article Rubric Parts of a News Article Topic List News Article Rough Draft Grading Rubric News Article Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 9. Legend (narrative) Teacher Instruction for Legend Rubric Student Examples Legend Rubric Legend Rough Draft Grading Rubric Legend Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 10. Fairy Tale (narrative) Teacher Instruction for Fairy Tale Rubric Student Examples Fairy Tale Rubric Fairy Tale Rough Draft Grading Rubric Fairy Tale Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 11. Science Fiction (narrative) Teacher Instruction for Science Fiction Rubric Science Fiction Rubric Science Fiction Rough Draft Grading Rubric Science Fiction Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 12. Narrative (narrative) Teacher Instruction for Narrative Rubric Student Examples Narrative Rubric Narrative Rough Draft Grading Rubric Narrative Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 13. Family Tradition (autobiographical/narrative/descriptive) Teacher Instruction for Family Tradition Rubric Family Tradition Writing Rubric Family Tradition Rough Draft Grading Rubric Family Tradition Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric 14. Personal Experience (autobiographical/narrative/descriptive) Teacher Instruction for Personal Experience Rubric Student Examples Personal Experience Writing Rubric Personal Experience Rough Draft Grading Rubric Personal Experience Final Draft and Presentation Grading Rubric Part III. Creating & Adapting Your Own Rubrics 15. How to Create Your Own Rubrics 16. Adapting Our Program Across Ability Levels High School Special Education ESL Students Gifted Programs Resources Resource A: Teacher Reproducible Pages for Composition Books Composition Book Guidelines and "Skills I Have Learned" List Proofreading Marks and Editing Checklist Table of Contents Teacher's Copy of "Skills Has Learned" List Resource B: Teacher Resources For Assignment Books For ASAP Time For Book Making Ideas For More Information on the Writing Process Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761931836
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780761931836
  • weight: 710
  • ISBN10: 076193183X

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